New Ministerial nominees: Buhari overlooks Amaechi, Akpabio, Onu, others

New Ministerial nominees: Buhari overlooks Amaechi, Akpabio, Onu, others
June 21 12:00 2022 Print This Article

The Senate has received the names of seven Ministerial nominees from President Muhammadu Buhari for confirmation as Ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The confirmation request was contained in a letter addressed to the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, and read on the floor at the start of plenary onnTuesday.

President Buhari, in the letter, explained that the confirmation request was in accordance with the provisions of Section 147 subsection 2 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended.

The nominees for confirmation include: Henry Ikechukwu Ikoh – Abia State; Umana Okon Umana – Akwa Ibom State; Ekumankama Joseph Nkama- Ebonyi State; and Goodluck Nana Opiah – Imo State.

Others are Umar Ibrahim El-Yakub – Kano State; Ademola Adewole Adegoroye – Ondo State; and Odum Odi – Rivers State.

Apparently, Godswill Akpabio, Rotimi Amaechi, Ogbonnaya Onu, and Emeka Nwajiuba who all resigned to pursue presidential bids will not return, contrary to initial speculation.

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